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Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment

Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment

With the advent of PBS subsidised treatment for IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis), now that Nintedanib is available, it will be of increasing importance to be able to achieve adequate diagnostic tissue specimens for patients with possible disease. When the radiology (CT scan) is not entirely...

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The Importance of Accurate Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The Importance of Accurate Lung Cancer Diagnosis

In this day and age of personalised medicine, it is vitally important that adequate samples are achieved from suspicious lung lesions, in order that specialised genetic testing can be performed. The larger and more well preserved the biopsies, the better the information. Cryobiopsy allows exactly...

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It’s not normal to be tired all the time…

It’s not normal to be tired all the time…

Did you know that it's not normal to always feel tired, run down, or have trouble concentrating. If you're not waking up refreshed in the morning, no matter how much sleep you get, then you may need a sleep study. http://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au/fact-sheets-a-z/195-sleep-study.html

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EMPHYSEMA – There Is Hope!

EMPHYSEMA – There Is Hope!

This website is a great resource for emphysema patients suffering from breathlessness. Hopefully you'll find the stories inspiring and helpful.

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Asthma Treatment Non-Pharmacological

Asthma Treatment Non-Pharmacological

Novel Non-Pharmacological Asthma Treatment.  Here's a great website explaining the procedure of bronchial thermoplasty. We are now offering this procedure at Epworth Eastern in Melbourne with no gap fee. Call to enquire or make a booking: (03) 9890 5200 or contact us online.

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Snoring and Marital Disharmony

Snoring and Marital Disharmony

Snoring may be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea, a potentially serious medical condition, however, many people are “simple snorers”, with marital disharmony being the most important consequence.For those people, it may be worth checking out this book.

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